Business Research Links

Basic Business Research Methods
Topics include: Planning Your Research, Various Research Methods (including advantages and disadvantages), Selecting Research Methods, Analyzing, Interpreting and Reporting Results, Ethics and Conducting Research, Related Library Links, On-Line Discussion Groups.

If Brint doesn’t have it, then you probably don’t need it.

Useful site for finding corporate web sites. Search by company name, business category, product, etc.

Companies Online
To find a particular company’s website, you can search this database by company name, city, state, industry or stock ticker symbol.

Department of Defense Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program– $1/2 billion in early-stage R&D funding for small technology companies.
The leading business search engine and business directory designed to help its usersfind the companies, products, services, and information they need.

Business Week
Information you need from Business Week and other valuablesources on the Net.

CEO Express
Daily News & Info, Business Research Office Tools & Travel BreaktimeExecuDiva.

Center for Women’s Business Research
The premier source of knowledge about women business owners and their enterprises worldwide. The Center’s mission is to unleash the economic potential of women entrepreneurs by conducting research, sharing information and increasing knowledge about this fast-growing sector of the economy.

The CIO E-Business Research Center examines the current stateand future directions of conducting commerce on the Web.

Company Home Pages

Company Overviews
Hoover’s Online

eBusiness Research Center (eBRC)
Now the pre-eminent center for research in e-business, e-business on demand and adaptive organization.

Entrepreneurial Links
Links to sites that offer help and advice for the entrepreneur.

Great Plains Info
Relevant information and insightful data on economic conditions, in Nebraska, the Great Plains, and the USA as a general service to individuals and businesses in the state.
Find corporate websites. Click on the Business subhead, then choose Companies in the websites section. Links to numerous sites to help find corporate pages.

Online database of 50,000 companies. FEE for some of the detailed information.
Philadelphia’s Career Site

MSU Business
Current information on the business climate, news, history, political structure, economic landscape, and relevant statistical data for 196 countries.

McMaster Business Research Center (Canada)
E-business Knowledge for a Changing World. McMaster E-commerce Research Center, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

MIT Center for eBusiness
MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts

Research Companies in Monster’s Business Section

National Institutes of Health
Small Business Funding Opportunities

New York SBDC
New York State’s SBDC is often recognized as the premier business assistance program in the state.

National Bureau of Economic Research
Business Cycle Expansions and Contractions from Business Cycle Dating Committee of the National Bureau of Economic Research

NUA Internet surveys & Demographics (Canada)
Comprehensive round up of all internet related news worldwide as well as a mailing list.

Research Magazine
Free subscription to Research Magazine.

Riley Guide
Puts the top business research sources (both print and online) in one easy-to-use place.

State and Local Governments on the Net

Strategis Research Center (Canada)
This web site is designed to encourage small business researchers and policy analysts across Canada to share information on small business research and policy.

UMass Library
Digital business library at University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Entrepreneurial Research Links


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